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Artist's Showcase; Primordial Soup

09/17/1976

This also contains Jo Sandman’s “A Color Piece for Television”


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Series
Artist's Showcase
Program
Primordial Soup
Series Description

Anthology series of experimental, avant garde video productions. Program titles: "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW I: DISTRICT I and PALE COOL, PALE WARM;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW II: TZADDICK;" "DANCE FOR CAMERA - SHOW III: GEORGE'S HOUSE;" "SELECTED WORKS - 1974 - 1975;" "THE GIRL WITH THE FLAXEN HAIR;" "SET OF COINCIDENCE;" "ALL ACROSS BOSTON;" " UNTITLED PERFORMANCE BY ROBERT GOLDMAN;" "QUIDDATAS;" "TELEPORTRAITS;" "FOUR SIDED TAPES;" "AMY LOWELL;" "PRIMORDIAL SOUP;" "HOWARD;" "THIRD TAPE;" "PAST FANTASIES;" "SEMI BUFFET;" "EAST ENDED TAPE;" "A COLOR PIECE FOR TV;" "CONTEXTS AND ONE AND MANY;" "THREE TRANSITIONS;" "CITY SCAPE;" "OUT OF TIME;" "NO TITLE." Series release date: 1975

Program Description

In this image-processed work, vibrant color is contrasted with black and white. Twig- and branch-like images appear to dance, slowly turning. Three-dimensionality is implied by the movement of “objects” in space. The work is approximately ten minutes in length.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Film and Television
Citation
Chicago: “Artist's Showcase; Primordial Soup,” 09/17/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961BD232E9A0474E919C5F1BCB912B6B.
MLA: “Artist's Showcase; Primordial Soup.” 09/17/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961BD232E9A0474E919C5F1BCB912B6B>.
APA: Artist's Showcase; Primordial Soup. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_961BD232E9A0474E919C5F1BCB912B6B
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